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  • This is Mitochondrial Awareness Week

    September 25, 2015

    Yesterday on WINK TV’s XCW, I was on with one of my favorite patients, Drew Andersen. Here’s the link. I am so impressed and proud of this young man each and every time I see him. He has been through so much and is so mature and wise for his age.

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  • We are all guilty of being too hard on ourselves!

    September 21, 2015

    This is a great read:

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  • First Annual Energy for Life Walk is to take place on November 14, 2015.

    September 18, 2015

    Please support me in my efforts to help Drew and Mckenzie raise $1,000,000 for Mitochondrial Research! See the attached link for details about the walk and the kids’ story.

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  • Now that your children are back in school …

    September 17, 2015

    I have tips to keep them healthy. In case you missed WINK TV’s XCW this morning, I was on talking about just this topic.

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  • Caffeine is in the news!

    September 16, 2015

    It was a hard journey, but I’m pretty much caffeine-free and feeling great. This article came out today. Take a look:

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  • Drugs, alcohol and mental well being were in the Pediatric News this week.

    September 10, 2015

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’S XCW this morning discussing all of these!

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  • Head Lice

    September 3, 2015

    I’m trying not to itch! In case you missed it this morning, I was on WINK TV’s XCW talking about the recent research about head lice.

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  • Okay, time to take care of ourselves!

    August 30, 2015

    I find we are great in getting care for our children, but neglect our own health. Take a look at this article:

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  • WINK TV’s XCW’s Television Segment this morning.

    August 27, 2015

    In case you missed it, I discussed three articles published this week discussing food and children.

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  • Is your teen stressed?

    August 26, 2015

    Here’s a great article on the best way to deal with a stressed teenager.

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  • Good start to the new school year!

    August 22, 2015

    As your children start the school year, here’s a great article on spotting stress. We forget that ‘being a kid’ can be stressful at times. Worth the read:

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  • National Vaccine Month

    August 20, 2015

    I did my usual Thursday morning segment on WINK TV’s XCW at 6:50 talking about National Vaccine Month, the month of August. It coincided with ‘back to school.’

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  • Depression and Heart Disease

    August 13, 2015

    I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing lead paint poisoning, heart disease and depression along with reading to your baby.

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  • Back to School Time!

    August 12, 2015

    Thursday on WINK-TV’s XCW, I talked with Jennifer Stacy about our children getting back to school! We covered many topics but did not get to the following: Back to School Shopping: Don’t forget rebates and receipts. Get priorities and wait for open house or first day of school. Tax-free days – August 7 – 16, 2015 Check out refurbished ...

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  • Cancer preventing vaccine!

    August 3, 2015

    This is such a shame! I really encourage all parents of children / young adults between the ages of 9 years and 26 years old to read this article. Their generation can grow up without two types of cancer! Cervical and Mouth/Throat cancer have been reported due to this virus. I ...

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  • The risks of social media!

    August 2, 2015

    Try to get your teens to disconnect! The research continues to show the same results!

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  • Good Infant Care Practices

    July 30, 2015

    This morning on WINK TV’s XCW, I discussed a recent report that doctors either don’t advise new mothers or incorrectly advise new mothers on breastfeeding, sleep position and location, pacifier use and immunizations. Here’s the link:

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  • Best way to keep your weight in control when you have diabetes.

    July 28, 2015

    The key is to find the right balance between carbohydrates, fat and protein. I have struggled with my weight my whole life and am constantly trying to find the right balance. I have several good friends presently with the same battle and diabetes. This article comes up with a nice balance.

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  • Car Safety for Children and Infants

    July 23, 2015

    Today on WINK I discussed car safety for children and infants. We ran out of time, so I will post the important information about children being left in a hot car. Preventable and heartbreaking deaths happen when children are left alone in hot cars. Here in the US, more than 600 children have died that way ...

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  • Let’s do this for the boys and girls!

    July 18, 2015

    I think we all need to remember that there are lots of men and women overseas who are in the Armed Forces and assuring our Freedom. A friend told me of one man’s concern over in Afghanistan. He sees his fellow soldiers not getting mail or packages from home. I want to ...

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